The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Project Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 131 115
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 18 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.50% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.60% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 2
Median daily rate £516 £430 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +67.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £362 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3944 5496 3947
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 224
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.90 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Project Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 9 £526 +22.20% 1
Shropshire - 5 £450 -
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 33 (100.00%) Project Management
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) User Stories
3 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) JIRA
7 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (9.09%) Service Design
8 3 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (9.09%) Confluence
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analysis

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (3.03%) VersionOne
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Delivery Manager
2 14 (42.42%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Product Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Digital Product Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Digital Transformation
9 1 (3.03%) Digital Transformation Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) User Stories
3 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Service Design
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Case Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCAB
3 1 (3.03%) MAPM
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.03%) Capita
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft